Brave has its OWN wallet but still rewards goes to gemini/uphold

Hi there,
Brave has its OWN wallet but don’t use it for itself. I think brave should automatically store ad rewards in automatically created brave wallet not gemini/uphold.


**i was thinking the same thing. **

This already has been posted many times before. Sometimes it can help to go into the search bar on this forum and type in keywords and try looking before you post. You will be amazed at the things that you can find from years of discussion.

BAT Rewards come in the form of virtual BAT (vBAT) until you verify with an exchange. When you verify with an exchange, your vBAT gets deposited there and converted to real BAT. The step for going to an exchange is required for AML/KYC reasons. We’re looking at the decentralization process for Brave ads rewards as part of Themis

Brave Wallet is a self custody wallet and therefore we cannot currently pay to it for the user rev-share for ads. We would need to KYC/AML your address and may also need a money transmitter license to do so